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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

Introducing Azure Artifacts support for Rust Crates

Rust is earning its place as a go-to language for developers everywhere. Why? It's fast, it's safe, and the community around it is supportive and hands-on. With clear guides and a collective push to help each other out, Rust feels less like just another tool and more like a reliable coding partner for modern programming challenges. We at the ...

New Boards Hub Path to GA

March of 2022 is when we announced the official preview of New Boards Hub. Since then, we have been actively taking feedback, fixing bugs, and adding new features. It’s been a long journey. In this post we will outline the last few steps on making New Boards Hub the default experience for all users. Features only available in New Boards In...

Azure DevOps 2023 Q3 Roadmap update

Yesterday, we published updates to our product roadmap. It outlines our plans for the next two quarters, and future investments. The features listed below are a few highlights of what we plan to deliver in Q3. Visit our product roadmap for a complete look at the list of features for Q4. We are excited about the future and the impact the ...

Choose an image for your organization

We’re pleased to announce that you can now choose an image for your Azure DevOps organization and replace the automatically generated image. Learn how to change your organization's image BEFORE AFTER The ability to change an organization’s image has been a long standing feature request in the Developer Community with ...

Updates to Approvals and Checks

Approvals and Checks provide increased security to your YAML pipelines. They allow you to control if a pipeline run is allowed to access a resource. Let's look at an example. Say you develop the FabrikamFiber web app. To deploy a new version of your app, you use a YAML pipeline that uses an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) service connection. ...

Azure DevOps 2023 Q2 Roadmap update 

Yesterday we published an updated list of features we plan to deliver in Q2. Each title includes a link where you can find details about each feature. We expect that this will help bring visibility into the key investments for the upcoming quarter. GitHub Advanced Security We are very excited to announce that GitHub Advanced Security for ...

Write Your Bicep Files in Visual Studio

The growth of Bicep has increased massively over the last few years for those of you deploying into Azure. The community made it clear that being able to work in Visual Studio and not have to interrupt their workflow was critical to them. The product teams listened and they released a Bicep extension for Visual Studio version 17.3 and higher...

Integrate Azure Load Testing into Azure DevOps

Azure Load Testing became generally available in February 2023. It shipped with a lot of new features that were requested by you, the community. You can get started quickly from within the Azure portal, or upload your own custom JMeter script. Azure Load Testing allows you to find bottlenecks within your application stack, load testing your ...